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Medicine Spoon

Medicine spoons are transparent tubes with marks that show typical dosage amounts. A medicine spoon makes it easy to give the right dose of liquid medicine. While the spoons are convenient for anyone, they are particularly helpful for people who have young children. The tube shape and large lip get most of the medicine into a child's mouth without spilling. Use the measuring device that comes with the medicine, whenever possible.

For more information, see Nonprescription Medicines and Products and Quick Tips: Giving Over-the-Counter Medicines to Children.

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Last Updated: August 13, 2012
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